Houston Astros’ Miguel Tejada lied to the MLB (Major League Baseball) about his real age. Records show that he signed out of the Dominican Republic when he was 17 but he was really 19. In the video above he states that he’s 32, that’s not even his recorded birth age, but he’s actually 33. In the “E:60” interview airing on April 22th, Tejada states:

“I was a poor kid, I wanted to sign a professional contract, and that was the only way to do it. I didn’t want or mean to do anything wrong. At the time, I was two years older than they thought.”

“The thing is I didn’t want Houston to find out from somebody else,” Tejada told the Houston Chronicle. “I wanted to find out just from my face. I’m a man and I’m responsible for everything. That’s why I prefer to come to them and say, ‘You know what? That’s the way it is and we’re moving forward.’

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